transnational etymology

English word transnational comes from English national, English trans-

Detailed word origin of transnational

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
national English (eng) (by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).. Of or having to do with a nation. (usually, in the plural) A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.. A subject of a nation.
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
transnational English (eng) Between or beyond national boundaries. Involving several nations or nationalities Someone operating in several countries.

Words with the same origin as transnational

Descendants of trans-
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